Nationals at Braves 6/2/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals
Date & Time: 6/2/2018, 8:10 PM UTC
Latest Odds: WAS -115 O/U 9
TV Channel: FSS

The Washington Nationals continue their four-game series on the road Saturday against National League East rivals the Atlanta Braves.

On Thursday, the Braves beat the Nationals 4-2 to open the series and take back first place in the division by a half game over the Nationals. The loss by the Nationals snapped their six-game winning streak. Sean Newcomb performed well on the mound for Atlanta through seven innings to post his sixth consecutive win. Anthony Rendon had both RBIs for the Nationals with a first inning sacrifice fly and third inning single. Tanner Roark took the loss for the Nationals and is now 2-5 on the season. Rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. remains on the disabled list for the Braves.
Trea Turner leads the Nationals with a .268 batting average and team high 59 hits. Bryce Harper is the team leader in home runs with 18 and RBIs with 40. Washington has a team batting average of .240 while opposing hitters are averaging .219 at the plate against Nationals pitching. The Nationals will send Gio Gonzalez. The left-hander this season is 6-2 with an ERA of 2.10, 63 Ks and 28 BBs.

Freddie Freeman leads the Braves with a .335 batting average and team high 40 RBIs. Ozzie Alibies leads the team in home runs with 14. Atlanta has a team batting average of .264, while opposing hitters are averaging .237 at the plate against Braves pitching. Atlanta will send Brandon McCarthy to the mound on Saturday. The right-hander on the season is 5-2 with an ERA of 5.02, 45 Ks and 19 BBs.

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Betting Trends

Washington is 13-3 in its last 16 games on the road

The UNDER has cashed in each of the last 6 Nationals games

Atlanta is 5-2 in its last 7 home games

The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the last 8 Braves games against NL East opponents

Free MLB Pick: Atlanta Braves +105

Atlanta has won 4 of the last 5 games Gonzalez has started for the Nationals and 4 of the last 5 it’s played at home against Washington. The Braves bounced back in Friday's easy win and that confidence carries over on Saturday. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Braves win at nice underdog price 5-2.


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